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Everyone whose been in court this week
Friday, June 2 Shanoor Miah, 29, of Wortley Road, London. On May 18, 2017, had in his possession a quantity of cannabis. Two counts. On May 19, had in his possession a quantity of cocaine. Costs: £235.
POLL: Will McDonald's new delivery service encourage obesity?
The launch of the Leytonstone McDonald?s home delivery service has come under fire from an obesity campaigner who says it will only deepen the ?greater health divide?.
Decision to strip licence of shop selling knock-off sex pills and fake fags upheld
Waltham Forest council has won an appeal against its decision to revoke the licence of a shop caught selling counterfeit cigarettes and knock-off ?Viagra-style? sex pills.
Plans revealed to close half of London's police stations
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has drawn up plans to close half of London?s police stations, leaked documents have revealed.
Interfaith vigil shows 'Redbridge will not be cowed by terrorism'
MUSLIMS, Christians, Sikhs and Hindus came together for a candlelit peace vigil to show ?Redbridge will not be cowed by terrorism?.
Iain Duncan Smith's 'unlawful' benefit cap brings 'misery' to single parents, senior judge rules
Single parents with children under two should be exempt from Iain Duncan Smith's controversial benefits cap that causes them "real misery", a High Court judge has ruled.
This woman's baking skills have raised nearly £6,000
ONE woman?s baking skills have raised nearly £6,000 for a children?s hospice.
This 'gentle soul' has lived through both world wars and she's just turned 105
A WOMAN born before the First World War celebrated a very special occasion over the weekend as she turned an incredible 105.
Finsbury Park mosque attack: Darren Osborne charged
Darren Osborne has been charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder after a van drove into people near Finsbury Park mosque, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.
Not a single tower block in Redbridge is fitted with a sprinkler
No council-owned tower blocks in Redbridge are currently fitted with sprinklers, it has been confirmed.
ORIENT: Club sold to life-long fan after a turbulent few months
Leyton Orient have officially been sold to long-life Orient fan Nigel Travis the club website confirmed.
Campaign launched for redevelopment of failing hospital
A COUNCIL is calling on people to get on board for its campaign for a new hospital.
Community iftar brings different faiths together
A COMMUNITY iftar was held at a college to bring people of all faiths together.
Holocaust survivor asks students to make pledge to fight injustices
A HOLOCAUST survivor asked students to promise not to stand-by and watch injustices take place when he visited them to mark Refugee Week.
Black blood donors desperately needed to fight growing disorder
THE NHS is appealing for black people to give blood to save the lives of patients with sickle cell disease.
'Out of control' bonfire sparks 'severe' garden blaze
AN ?out of control? bonfire tore through a garden as it set fire to sheds in two homes.
Youngsters crowned England's best school football team
Youngsters from a Buckhurst Hill have been crowned the best school team in England after they won a dream final at a Premier League stadium.
Turkish restaurant's late-night opening plans rejected after 100 neighbours complain
A RESTAURANT owner?s controversial bid to stay open until 2am has been rejected after more than 100 neighbours slammed the plans.
Football club raising cash for funeral of former player Elijah Dornelly
A FOOTBALL club will hold a memorial tournament for one of its former members who was stabbed to death.
Council: 'No sprinklers fitted in our tower blocks'
No council-owned tower blocks in Waltham Forest are currently fitted with sprinkler systems, it has been confirmed.
FOUND: Samera is reunited with her family
The family of a woman who went missing has confirmed she has been found.
'No sexy live pole shows here - so let us open later', pleas restaurant owner
A RESTAURANT OWNER fighting 100 of his neighbours in a bid to stay open later claims the whole fiasco has been a ?misunderstanding?.
Brother of late councillor hopes to fill his shoes
THE BROTHER of a councillor who died aged 34 is hoping to fill his shoes.
TOWER BLOCK FEARS: Are flats in borough fitted with sprinklers?
Concerns have been raised over the safety of Waltham Forest?s high-rise buildings after dozens lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire.
These 'drunk' road markings are confusing both drivers and cyclists
NEW road markings on a busy main road have been branded ?drunk? and ?ludicrous? by confused drivers.
Deadline extended: See who has been nominated in our awards so far and add to it
You?ve had two weeks to nominate your favourite restaurant or food business in our Guardian Food Awards.
School rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted in first report after opening
STAFF at a school are ?delighted? after it was judged to be ?outstanding? by Ofsted in its first inspection.
Cricket club having a laugh for fundraiser
Cricketers will stage an evening of comedy to raise funds for their club.
Teenager walks free from court because his alleged victim had an exam
A TEENAGER walked free from court after his alleged victim decided not to turn up because he had an exam.
Fancy a burger? Foodie night market set for summer return
A NIGHT food market is set to return to Walthamstow Town Square for eight weeks starting next month.
Will our only A&E close? MPs beg Jeremy Hunt to make u-turn
A COUNCIL leader and two MPs have called on the Health Secretary to stop the Government closing the borough?s only A&E department.
STABBING: Man found bleeding outside shop - but is saved by policemen who happened to be there
A STAB victim was saved by police officers who happened to be investigating a fight at a nearby shop.
'Shots fired' in quiet neighbourhood
Police were scrambled to early morning reports of "shots fired" in a residential road.
Bookworms will let their imaginations run riot with fun new reading shed
Youngsters at a Loughton primary school now have a quiet place to read after they opened a literacy shed.
Model who tricked pensioners to feed her crack habit escapes jail
A MODEL who stole from pensioners to feed her crack cocaine habit wept after being told she will escape jail if she can stay off drugs.
Net closes in on fly-tipping menace calling himself 'Jason'
THE NET is closing in a fly-tipping menace suspected of dumping tonnes of rubbish mere metres from a waste plant.
Walthamstow man, 33, charged with terrorism
A MAN is due to appear in court charged with terrorism.
Family day out to showcase British aircrafts
A FAMILY day out will showcase the best of British culture.
The town hall is going to become a 'community area' and new flats
AMBITIOUS plans to transform a town hall campus into a ?hub for the whole community? have been passed by a council.
This woman spent 60 years helping people across the world and now she's got an MBE for it
A CHARITY WORKER who has devoted 60 years to helping society?s most vulnerable has been given an MBE.
Take to the skies over Chingford with these mechanic wonders
One of the oldest model flying clubs in the world is letting the public take to the skies over Epping Forest.
Roll up, roll up! Art Trail organisers call for recruits
THE WOMAN behind the Wanstead Art Trail is calling for people to get involved in this year?s event.
GALLERY: Students strut their stuff on catwalk to raise cash for their college
STUDENTS took to the catwalk to showcase their skills and raise cash for their college.
Man comes forward after 'utterly horrific' sexual assault on Central Line
A MAN has come forward to "help police" after two women were put through an "utterly horrific" sexual assault on board a Central Line train.
Students to rock out at School of Rock
STUDENTS will rock out on the stage as they perform an iconic musical.
Grandma-of-three gets MBE for 13 years of supporting her local children's hospice
AN ?INSPIRATIONAL? grandmother has been given an MBE for supporting her local children?s hospice for over a decade.
Inflatable 'wiggly worm' won't be dangerous for children after Summer's death
An inflatable will be among the attractions at a festival after assurances it will not be dangerous for children.
Yobs destroy table tennis meant for kids
YOBS have vandalised an outdoor table tennis just two months after it was installed.
Community space nominated for top architecture gongs
A new community space in Walthamstow has been shortlisted for two prestigious architecture awards.
'Don't let it divide us' calls MP after mosque terror attack
Iain Duncan Smith has called for calm after the terror attack on worshippers outside a mosque and said we must not let it ?divide us as a nation?.
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